Nurture Fostering is a small family run independent fostering agency based in Lewisham South East London. We are currently looking to recruit a Supervising social worker to provide professional support and supervision to our foster carers whilst promoting the safe care and development of the foster children in order for them to achieve their full potential. Supervising social workers currently carry a case-load of up to 10 foster carers and will have access to a car for the purpose of attending supervision and professional meetings.
The successful applicant would need to hold an appropriate social work qualification: CQSW, DipSW or CSS and to be registered with the HCPC. In addition to this requirement you will need to have experience of either working in the fostering sector or with Looked after children, a current driving licence and eligibility to work in the UK
The role involves the recruitment and assessment of new foster carers, pursuing suitable placements for approved foster carers, supporting foster carers to develop their skills via training and supervision, attending LAC reviews, PEPS and other professional meetings. You will need to be experienced in managing case-loads and competing priorities.
If you feel that you have the skills, qualifications and experience then please submit your CV to us.
Nurture Fostering Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. Please note that this post is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders Act (1974) and all applicants are required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure Check.